knowing God’s will

2 Keys to Knowing God’s Will

What Christian counselee doesn’t want to know God’s will for his life? Guest writer Jared Hendricks, the Campus Pastor of The Orchard‘s Marengo, IL campus, shares two keys to knowing God’s will for your life, based on Matthew 6. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible and is used here with permission. –Ed. Many…

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waiting

Sick of Waiting? What to Do Now

It’s easy to become sick of waiting! Guest writer and biblical counselor Hayley Satrom gives encouragement for those times when waiting becomes unbearable. This article first appeared at Biblical Counseling Coalition’s website and is used here with permission.  A wife waits for her failing marriage to improve. The unemployed father waits for a decent-paying job.…

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anxiety

Keys to Victory over Anxiety

Want victory over anxiety? These keys to victory help those who fear and worry. This is the second of a four-part series on finding God’s solutions to ungodly fear. Read the first post here. Series by biblical counselors Sherry Allchin and Lucy Ann Moll. Philippians is a great book to show us how to confidently walk…

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emotions

4 Steps to Good, Godly Emotions

Bad emotions can wreck your day, can’t they? In this brief article, you’ll learn You are not alone, Emotions — including the hard ones — assist in your sanctification. 4 steps to emotional wellness You Are Not Alone Meet a former counselee I’ll call Linda, who feels like a twisted piece of metal. Among her emotional…

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domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse: How to Counsel Victims

DOMESTIC ABUSE: Here’s wisdom on counseling victims. Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, says domestic abuse, in all forms, is anti-gospel and anti-Christ. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Domestic abuse, in all forms, represents a gross departure from how Scripture portrays biblical marriage, including the example of self-sacrificial…

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worry

WORRY: A Plan to Stop Worry & to Trust

Worry is a continual tempation in life, isn’t it? And there are reasons to worry: ISIS, shootings, illness, mounting credit card debt, faltering relationships, rebellious kids, and on and on and on. But God says, Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to…

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ptsd

PTSD: Help and Hope (part 3)

PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with PTSD symptoms? Want help? This is part 3 of a three-part series by guest author Greg Gifford and covers finding an advocate and handling daily responsibilities. Part 1 delved into understanding PTSD basics and Part 2 looked at flashbacks. This article appeared first here on the Biblical…

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